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Insane to see this happen.

I was thinking of installing this on my parents computers I could fix problems anywhere(most are not problems but questions about software or updates). It is much better to be able to see the screen.

I am not going to have something like that opening up those computers to this kind of crap(but hackers would not find very much of interest.).
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post #52 of 94
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Originally Posted by Nukemaster View Post

Insane to see this happen.

I was thinking of installing this on my parents computers I could fix problems anywhere(most are not problems but questions about software or updates). It is much better to be able to see the screen.

I am not going to have something like that opening up those computers to this kind of crap(but hackers would not find very much of interest.).

Teamviewer blame users for using weak password and hackers try passwords that were discovered in other hacked database of social media websites, but if that is true why only Teawviewer had trouble but not any other softwares!? I would say it is something about Teamviewer security design.
post #53 of 94
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Originally Posted by espn View Post

Teamviewer blame users for using weak password and hackers try passwords that were discovered in other hacked database of social media websites, but if that is true why only Teawviewer had trouble but not any other softwares!? I would say it is something about Teamviewer security design.

Not necessarily. TV uses your email address and a password. Most people being lazy will use the same password that they use for other services. The major difference here is that TV allows someone unrestricted access to a PC very easily and most users cache their credentials (same password they probably used in TV) in their browser and don't use TFA. Hence, why it would be an obvious target and easy prey.
   
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Wow, glad I wasn't the only one. I was at home and I noticed that my work computer connected to me, it was after hours and no one was there, I saw that I was logged in twice to my work computer, I killed teamviewer on all work computers and home computer, next day I got in and looked at the logs, saw a weird IP that connected, IP was from china.. Uninstalled TV on all computers until problem is fixed
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post #55 of 94

Happend to me. Nothing compromised, someone could just login. Took 2.5k euros and i got it all back, thank god. He also wiped my HDDs with 0s, thank god i had a backup.

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post #56 of 94
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Wow, glad I wasn't the only one. I was at home and I noticed that my work computer connected to me, it was after hours and no one was there, I saw that I was logged in twice to my work computer, I killed teamviewer on all work computers and home computer, next day I got in and looked at the logs, saw a weird IP that connected, IP was from china.. Uninstalled TV on all computers until problem is fixed

Not to be a jerk but I find it funny you are even contemplating reinstalling it after its "fixed". I wasn't hacked but the way they handled this situation made me uninstall the client from all my pc's and delete my account. I personally will not consider them as an option from here on out.
 
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post #57 of 94
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This should be an easy and solid way to check if you had been hacked:
https://www.reddit.com/r/teamviewer/comments/4m7nt2/easy_way_to_see_if_your_account_was_accessed/

I used the info on reddit to check it. I have Teamviewer on my phone set to autoconnect to my home computer. Looks like I had an active login on an Android device from a nearby town (50 miles away) since May 27, 2016. It seems odd to be hacked from there. I deleted it, but I wonder if it was just my phone. However, I was never far from home on that day. There was another that was definitely my phone that is almost a year old. I deleted them all just in case.

Thanks for the link, +rep
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post #58 of 94
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Not to be a jerk but I find it funny you are even contemplating reinstalling it after its "fixed". I wasn't hacked but the way they handled this situation made me uninstall the client from all my pc's and delete my account. I personally will not consider them as an option from here on out.

Yea same. I instantly removed it and will not look back.
   
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I removed TeamViewer just now. Any recommendations for a replacement?
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I removed TeamViewer just now. Any recommendations for a replacement?

I went back to Chrome remote desktop.
 
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